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Cities Inside Out: Race, Poverty, and Exclusion at the Urban Fringe
Social Science Research Network
Are county governments capable stewards of urban life? Across the country, millions of low-income households live in urban enclaves that rely on county government for their most proximate tier of general purpose local government. Material conditions in many of these neighborhoods are reminiscent of early twentieth-century rural poverty, while others are a dystopic vision of twenty-first century urbanity, with clusters of housing tucked in between landfills, industrial plants, and freeways. Thisdoi:10.2139/ssrn.1007359 fatcat:gg3nzqacorhy5fswkprxyernum